Here are the top things to do in Nice, a sparkling coastal city on the French Riviera.
If you’re exploring the Cote d’Azur, don’t miss a day trip to Menton, one of the unexpected pleasures of the French Riviera. Here are the best things to do.
Thinking of spending one day in Arles, France? Curious about Van Gogh? The Romans? Where to eat and stay? Look no further. Here are the best things to do in Arles and the perfect one-day itinerary. Completely updated in 2019 One day in Arles, France It’s hard to get past the fact that Arles is […]
Is there any country more sophisticated than France? From vineyards and fields of lavender to Michelin-starred cuisine, France is a destination to suit all the senses. But where do you go? For a deep dive into the luxe life, here are some top places for French luxury holidays, villa rentals and sybaritic getaways. What is […]
Looking for some great things to do in Monte Carlo, the jet setter capital of the world? The ritziest part of Monaco, it’s a South of France destination where excitement, sea views and luxury go hand in hand. Whether you’re visiting Monte Carlo for a day, or settling in for a long term stay, here’s […]
If you’re travelling to the South of France, consider a day trip to Biot, France. A stunning medieval hilltop town just four km inland from the Mediterranean coast, Biot is famous for its glassmaking, its impressive museum dedicated to the Cubist artist Fernand Léger and for its fascinating -and notorious – heritage. One day […]
If you’re sightseeing in Avignon, the Gateway to Provence, don’t miss visiting Avignon Cathedral, the Notre-Dame des Doms. Often overshadowed by the Palais des Papes next door, this unsung tourist attraction in France has a lot to offer a visitor. Just don’t make the same mistake I made. Visiting Avignon Cathedral – Notre-Dame des Doms […]
Travelling to the French Riviera, the mythical Côte d’Azur? Oh, lucky you. If you’re looking for the best things to do in the South of France, and want to know why you should go there, read on. (You can also click on the links for blog posts on specific French towns.) My love […]
Here’s a fabulous way to spend a day in Antibes in the South of France Article by Patricia Sands One day in Antibes – the blockbuster Château Grimaldi In the summer of 1946, artist Pablo Picasso was in a good mood. The war was over and he was in the south of France with his […]
Looking to spend one day in Monaco? If you’re planning a trip to this Riviera watering hole for the rich and famous, read on. Here’s what I did on my day trip to Monaco, and what you should (and shouldn’t) do. Beasts of the sea I spent one day in Monaco and pet a baby shark. […]